Linguists and researchers are working on AusTalk — a database of Australian English.

With a thousand speakers, it will be the largest repository of English outside the UK. But what’s it for? What are we expecting to find? And how can you take part?

We’re joined by another UWA linguist, Celeste Rodriguez Louro, on this week’s Talk the Talk.


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Here’s the link to the AusTalk page:
https://austalk.edu.au/

And here’s a more formal introduction (PDF):
http://pubman.mpdl.mpg.de/pubman/item/escidoc:529167:8/component/escidoc:618561/sst2010-bigASC.pdf